Masters Degree in Community Psychology/Intercultural Studies/Christian Leadership

Degree Requirements 45 Credits

The college's Master degree programs require students to complete 45 credits of 3-credit courses. A concentration requires 21 credits within the specified content area. Required core courses include one or more 3-credit courses that will apply to the content area for each degree plan option. Core courses should be taken prior to plan-specific courses.

Core Courses for MA degree 21 + 6 credits

Module Name Credits
BIB6293 Contemporary Hermeneutics 3
ICS5033 Cultural Anthropology 3
LDR5013 Foundations for Christian Leadership 3
MIS5013 The Biblical Theology of Missions 3
PCP5413 Community Psychology 3
RES5013 Graduate Research and Writing: Principles and Practice 3
RES6016 Thesis Writing and Defense 3
RES6913 Research Methodology 3

Graduate Concentration Courses (18 Credits)

Students complete all core courses before enrolling in other degree plan courses. A student's first core course enrollment is RES 5013, followed by other core courses (recommended sequence: MIS5013, LDR5013, BIB6293, MIS5033, PCP5413).

Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies 18 Credits

Module Name Credits
HIS6013 History of the Expansion of Christianity 3
ICS6013 Trends and Current Issues in Missions 3
ICS6023 Current Trends in World Religions: A Christian Perspective 3
ICS6033 Strategies for Cross-Cultural Ministry 3
MIS6013 Paradigms for Spirit Empowered Missions 3
MIS6023 Missions from the Two-Thirds World: Church Emergent Issues and Models 3

Electives

PCP6063 Marriage and Family Counseling 3
PTH6013 Developing a Christian Worldview 3
THE6013 Mission Ecclesiology 3
THE6023 Lucan Pneumatology: An Exposition 3

Master of Arts in Christian Leadership 18 Credits

Module Name Credits
LDR6013 Dynamics of Christian Organizations 3
LDR6023 Leadership Emergence Patterns 3
LDR6033 Leadership Research 3
LDR6043 Leadership Training Models 3
MAN6013 Conflict Management 3
MAN6023 Business Management and Administration: A Christian Perspective

Electives

ICS6033 Strategies for Cross-Cultural Ministry 3
LDR6053 Practicum: Leadership 3
THE6023 Lucan Pneumatology: An Exposition 3

Master of Arts in Community Psychology 18 Credits

Module Name Credits
MAN6013 Counseling in Conflict Management 3
MIN6023 Human Development and Lifespan 3
PCP5433 Psychopathology and Abnormal Psychology 3
PCP6013 Theories of Counseling and Practice 3
PCP6043 Interpersonal Skills 3
PCP6063 Marriage and Family Counseling 3

Electives

CEM6073 Sexual Abuse Leadership Training Seminar (SALTS) 3
PCP6053 Crises Counseling 3
THE6023 Lucan Pneumatology: An Exposition 3